Tenant Engagement Officer

Tenant Engagement Officer

Margaret Hanrahan is the newest member to join Tuath Housing as Tenant Engagement Officer and is based in the Galway office covering the Cork and Galway region. Margaret has over 13 years’ experience in the Voluntary and Community Sector. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Property Studies from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and a post graduate Diploma in Management Studies from Dublin Business School. Margaret has worked for Savills property agency in New Home Developments and is a former Development Officer with the Irish Council for Social housing.

Speaking about her new role Margaret said “I am excited to join Tuath as I believe that the organisation is leading the way in tenant engagement. I look forward to working in partnership with tenants to improve and build new tenant services. I believe I am ideally placed to connect with tenants, local people and groups to encourage and provide opportunities for residents to make a difference in their communities.”

Margaret will provide tenants with a range of opportunities to facilitate communication and input into how Tuath housing services are delivered. Tenant engagement is a two-way process and is a vital component to improving the service we deliver to tenants.
If you would like to become involved in tenant engagement or would like to get involved in setting up a residents association or organising an event in your scheme please contact Margaret on 091 393280 m.hanrahan@tuathhousing.ie

Laura Howe joined Tuath Housing as Tenant Engagement Officer in December 2019. She is based in the Dublin office covering the Dublin and Dundalk regions. Laura has spent the last ten years working in the Community and Voluntary sector, specifically in the areas of education and training, digital inclusion, public consultation and participation. She has qualifications in Communications, Design, Training and Continuing Education and Social Enterprise.

Speaking about her new role Laura said “Having worked in public participation and engagement I know the benefits of involving people in the design and delivery of the services that they use.  With Tuath’s commitment to tenant participation and innovation it is exciting to be part of the Tenant Engagement team and supporting tenants to have an input into Tuath’s services. I am looking forward to working with Tuath tenants, staff and other partner organisations to help build vibrant, sustainable communities.”

If you would like to get in touch with Laura about getting involved in tenant engagement, setting up a residents association or organising an event in your community you can contact her on 01 6761602 or email her at l.howe@tuathhousing.ie